The Fire Protection of Hospitals for the Insane

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C.H. Blakely, 1891 - Fire prevention - 122 pages
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Page 66 - Upon leaving the hose-house, the Captain should lead, either running ahead or taking his place at the head of the cart, and give orders which way to go and to what place.
Page 8 - ... the best apparatus for extinguishing it when it occurs. He discourses on fire brigades and the drill, and concludes a most useful book by a chapter on the " Fighting of Fire." He quotes a passage from remarks of his former chief, Dr. Dewey, which is so forcible and true that we must reprint it : " I trust the time will come when a full equipment for fireprotection will be regarded as indispensable to every institution for the insane, and the necessary provision will be made to establish it in...
Page 66 - He should fully understand the importance and responsibility of his position, and seek not only to work well himself, but also to have his company know and respect him so well that every order he may give will be carried out quickly and willingly.
Page 67 - Captain, or the appointment of one by a Marshal. He will give the pipe to another member of the company, if he thinks best.
Page 67 - Marshal, or find out where the fire is, and act according to his best judgment in directing his company what to do. In the absence of the Marshals, the first Captain arriving at the fire should take temporary charge.
Page 67 - ... behind the cart, ready to secure the end of the hose when near the hydrant to which he is to connect.
Page 34 - Fire-extinguishing apparatus, to be reliable, must be of the very best material and workmanship; it should always be in perfect working order, and at all times properly cared for.
Page 66 - Marshal, if one be present, in forming companies and starting them on the road.
Page ii - This little manual is offered with the hope that it may prove of assistance to those who are interested in the proper fire-protection of Hospitals for the Insane.

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